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The Mariners' Museum

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The Mariners’ Museum is located in Newport News, Virginia, but our educational reach extends far beyond our physical doors. Just as Man has used the sea to journey around the world for thousands of years, The Mariners’ now uses Interactive Videoconferencing to offer programming to schools across the country and around the globe.
The Mariners' Museum, one of the largest and most comprehensive maritime history museums in the world, houses a treasure trove of more than 35,000 items inspired by human experiences with the sea.

2018-2019

Honorable Mention

2015-2016

Honorable Mention

2013-2014

Honorable Mention

2012-2013

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by The Mariners' Museum

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Age of Exploration

This popular program takes students on an imaginative journey through time. They will explore an era when cartographers were still mapping the world and mariners were discovering new landmasses, thus fueling the desire for knowledge and riches.

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Around the World with Santa

Connect in to the "North Pole" where Santa has agreed to take some time from his busy December schedule to teach students about geography as he talks about his plans for Christmas Eve. Santa will also read a fun holiday story for students.

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Exploring the Civil War Through Primary Sources

In this program students will use primary sources to delve into a period of national turmoil and rapidly evolving wartime technology. Using artifacts, personal correspondence, historical artwork, and official documents, students will examine the...

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Sailing into Thanksgiving

Leaving England for the New World, the Pilgrims sailed across the ocean on their small ship the Mayflower. Join us in learning about life on board the Mayflower, how the ship moved, and what it was like for the Pilgrims once they arrived in the...

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The Franklin Expedition: Tragedy in Ice

Of all the attempts to locate the Northwest Passage, none captured the imagination of a nation like the lost Franklin expedition. And the tragedy of this 19th century expedition continues to unfold even today. 

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Harriet Smith   hsmith@marinersmuseum.org
100 Museum Drive
Newport News VA 23606
7575917743
United States

http://www.marinersmuseum.org/education/distance-learning

Primary Disciplines

The programs of The Mariners' Museum cover:

Social Studies/History
Language Arts/English
Sciences